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Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Edited by Porro GI. (Pp 780; illustrated.) United Kingdom: McGraw-Hill, 1999. ISBN 0 07709 519 7.

Kurt Isselbacher's foreword to this volume indicates that it was not written for the medical specialist, but rather for the family practitioner and general internist. True, this is not YAMADA. Nevertheless, despite being unreferenced and weighing in at only one quarter of the size of this gold standard text, I believe he is inappropriately modest on behalf of the editors and authors. Although a specialist readership may not have been the primary target, those involved in the daily care of alimentary tract and hepatic diseases will find this book an invaluable addition to the departmental shelves.

The format is that now commonly adopted for digestive disease textbooks—that is, an initial section dealing with presenting clinical …

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